Easy Plum Cake -179 calories

sliceI am NOT a cake maker…. because I am useless at making cakes! But today, after I found a stash of frozen plum halves in the freezer – that has all changed :-)

Absolutely delicious served warm from the oven with a tablespoon of Greek yogurt.

Easy Cook Plum Cake – 179 calories

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cooking Time: 45 mins

Serves: 12 (small slices) – increase calories to 268 if you divide into 8 servings

Calories per serving: 178.8


Sugar, Caster – 150g

Butter, Salted – 115g

Flour, Wholemeal – 140g

Baking Powder – 1 Tsp/2g

Eggs, Medium – 2 Eggs/116g

Salt – 1 Pinch/0.1g

Plums, small and halved – 200g

Cinnamon, Ground – 1 Tsp/3g

Sugar, Caster (for topping) – 1 Tbsp/12g

Milk, semi-skimmed – 2 tblsps


Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.

Beat sugar and butter until fluffy with electric mixer. Mix flour and baking powder and sift into creamed mixture. Beat in eggs, milk and salt. Mix everything well.

Pour batter into a greased 26cm round springform tin and smooth out. Top with the plums (cut side up) and sprinkle with 1-2 tablespoons sugar and cinnamon.

Bake in preheated oven on lowest shelf for 40 – 50 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool to room temperature or serve warm.

Nutrition Data Per Serving

Calories (kcal) 178.8

Carbohydrate (g) 22.2

Fat (g) 8.9

Fibre (g) 1.3

Fruit & Veg 0.2

Protein (g) 2.8


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